Abtracts - 50 Inspirational Projects by Rolina Van Vliet is an impressive book that answers everything you need to know to work with an abstract technique. Where should you look for inspiration? How do you begin painting? Which medium should you choose? Are composition and perspective important? These, and many more questions, are answered in detail with a clarity that guarantees success. Whether you are creating abstract paintings of real life subjects or working with your ideas, thoughts and feelings - you will find much to guide and fascinate you in this book!
Rolina van Vliet is an enthusiastic techer with brilliant insight into what mades a good painting. The 50 projects in this book are each accompanied by expert tips and a full range of exciting and fun techniques. The photos included give inight on what materials to use and how to use them, and illustrate different ways to create vibrant, powerful and atmospheric abstract art. Beginners will love the way Rolina encourages experimentation - there are no rules, and more experienced artists will find much here to inspire them.
Rolina van Vliet has studied at the Academy of Physical Education in Groningen, the teacher training department of Amsterdam College, and the fine arts department at the Free Academy in The Hague. She now teaches at various centres for artistic training, and has developed a new method of painting based on abstract painting. Her work varies from abstract expressionism to lyrical abstract painting, with the emphasis on spontaneity and dynamics, and with a clear preference for total abstraction. She regularly exhibits her work, has written articles for art magazines and runs workshops and courses on abstract art.